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Kelcie Elliott AP Psychology 2.00 FRQ Practice Randy’s doctors might be concerned with neurotransmitters because they are chemicals found in the synaptic vesicles. One of Randy’s symptoms is muscle weakness . This would concern the doctors because neurotransmitters aid in muscle contraction. Another possibility for why the doctors would be concerned is that Randy could possibly have a deterioration of the myelin sheath. The doctors could be worried about Myelin Sclerosis. Myelin Sclerosis is known for muscle weakness. Randy also has symptoms of slow reaction time which could be caused by the deterioration of the myelin sheath or from neurotransmitters. Hormones are chemicals secreted by the glands. Metabolism comes from the thyroid gland. Randy’s doctors may be worried that Randy is gaining weight due to hormones, or malfunctioning thyroid glands. Randy could get seizures if his hormones become unbalanced.

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